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Express Mail

Express Mail

The Center for International Education uses an express mail service that will allow you to receive your immigration document (Form I-20 or Form DS-2019) through FedEx or UPS in 3-5 business days. Requesting your immigration documents through express mail is at your expense. Your credit card will be charged upon requesting the service.

Please note that Initial I-20's and Transfer I-20's for new students will be mailed to you via UPS at CIE's expense. Do not create a shipping label if you are a new student



eShipGlobal is an online service that allows students to easily pay for Express Mail with a credit card (Visa, Mastercard, or Discover cards only). Do not go through the UPS or FedEx website directly. eShipGlobal will notify us that you have created a shipping label in order for us to ship your document to you. You will be required to create your own user name and password in order to create an account.

To request shipment, you will need your Cal State East Bay NetID, mailing address, e-mail address, phone number & credit card information.

Instruction for Mailing I-20 or DS2019

To pay for Express Mail delivery through eShipGlobal, follow these instructions:

  1. Go to is external) (works best with Internet Explorer & Mozilla Firefox browsers).
  2. Click on "Sign up" under the Students section.
  3. Register for an account by completing the online form. Have the CSUEB NetID, mailing address, e-mail address, phone number, and credit card information ready.
  4. Put your order number on the I-20 request form indicating you selected Express Shipping

If you have any difficulties, please use the “Help(link is external)” link on the eShipGlobal site to access their step-by-step instructions. CIE is unable to resolve technical problems associated with the eShipGlobal service.

Special Information for Certain Locations

Please note that does not provide service to the following countries due to a US mandate:

  • Burma
  • Iran
  • Cuba
  • Sudan
  • North Korea
  • Syria

I-20 forms from the previously mentioned countries can only be sent via regular air mail through the United States Postal Service.

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